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  • This article gives information on how to avoid having watercolor paper warp and buckle when creating a watercolor painting. Several methods and materials are discussed.

    How to Prevent Watercolor Paper from Curling

    How to Prevent Watercolor Paper from Curling

    by Dbro20

  • This article will explain my approach to painting images of vintage cars. It will follow my process step by step to help artists create beautiful watercolor images of some of history's greatest cars.

    Painting (Pictures of) Vintage Cars in Watercolor

    Painting (Pictures of) Vintage Cars in Watercolor

    by Dbro16

  • Need to paint a dark background in watercolor? Need help in achieving depth or luminosity in your painting? This tutorial is my step-by-step process for creating both dark and luminous backgrounds.

    How to Paint Dark Watercolor Backgrounds

    How to Paint Dark Watercolor Backgrounds

    by Gayle Dowell125

  • I love watercolor. It isn't as hard as everyone says. Armed with just a few simple techniques, you can be turning out some fabulous paintings with impressive skies. Come and see for yourself.

    Painting Watercolor Sky Techniques

    Painting Watercolor Sky Techniques

    by Denise McGill5

  • Want to try watercolor painting? Take these baby steps and soon you'll create your own. Things you'll need and how to use them. Step-by-step instructions for a basic landscape.

    Baby Steps to Beginning Watercolor Painting

    Baby Steps to Beginning Watercolor Painting

    by Stephanie Henkel49

  • Self portrait, Winsor & Newton Artists' Field Box watercolors in 5" x 8 1/2" Moleskine watercolor journal. Copyright Robert A. Sloan, October 2007, all rights reserved. In the watercolor self portrait I started my Moleskine watercolor journal with,...

    How to Mix Skin Tones in Transparent Watercolor

    How to Mix Skin Tones in Transparent Watercolor

    by robertsloan215

  • Columbine, 4" x 6" watercolor on cold press watercolor paper by Robert A. Sloan. The finished painting for this step by step demonstration. This step by step demonstration can be done using my colors and choice of flower, or you can use the...

    How to Paint from Negative Space in Watercolor

    How to Paint from Negative Space in Watercolor

    by robertsloan220

  • Tips and tools for creating real works of art with watercolor, discussed and examined. Artists and creators need encouragement and inspiration to continue to create successfully.

    More Advanced Painting with Watercolor

    More Advanced Painting with Watercolor

    by Denise McGill9

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